Visit the Embassy of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire website for the most current visa information.
A passport, visa, and proof of vaccination against yellow fever are required for entry into Côte d’Ivoire. For additional immunization information, visit the CDC’s Health Information for Travelers to Côte d’Ivoire.
Travelers should obtain the latest information and details on entry requirements from the Embassy of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, located at 2424 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20007, telephone (202) 797-0317.
Although e-visas are available at the airport upon arrival, they must be requested online prior to arrival in Côte d’Ivoire. You can find more information online at Côte d’Ivoire evisas.
An exit permit issued by the National Museum is required for all high-value pieces of art being removed from Côte d’Ivoire. The export permit costs 2,000 CFA plus 500 CFA per object.
U.S. citizens intending to establish a residence in Côte d’Ivoire must apply for a residency permit (titre de séjour) at the Office d’Identification Nationale. (Note: Titres de séjour are not issued to children under the age of 16 who are documented on their parents’ visas.)